Sherwin Williams Alabaster


Sherwin Williams Alabaster SW 7008 is a lovely soft, creamy white. It verges almost on the territory of being off-white but is just light enough to still be considered white.

Alabaster has been a popular shade of white for several years and shows no signs that it’s going anywhere.

Why is Sherwin Williams Alabaster So Popular?

Alabaster has an LRV of 82, making it a white paint color, but one that feels like it’s closer to an off-white.

What is Alabaster’s LRV?

Alabaster is a lovely, creamy warm white paint color. It technically has yellow undertones, but not so much that it will look bright yellow.

Alabaster’s Undertones

Alabaster is warm paint color but it does have a slightly gray base that stops it from feeling too yellow.

Is Alabaster a Warm or Cool Paint Color?

If you have no intentions of painting your walls white and instead just want to paint your trim with Alabaster, go ahead, just know that it pairs best with warm wall color. 

What White Trim Color Looks Best With Alabaster?

In this space, notice how Jenna Sue chose to use Alabaster on her living room walls, but conversely chose contrasting baseboards, alongside a cooler white color for the window trim and ceilings. 

See Alabaster Used in Real Spaces